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China passes law to cut homework pressure on students

Local governments will be responsible for reducing burden on children

China has recently banned after-school tutoring for major subjects during the weekend and holidays, concerned about the heavy burden on overwhelmed children.    © Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -- China has passed an education law that seeks to cut the "twin pressures" of homework and off-site tutoring in core subjects, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.

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